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We are a leading provider of real estate valuations for the mortgage lending marketplace. With years of experience in the business, we have a proven track record of reducing lenders' time, efforts and costs in managing the appraisal process.

We are a leading provider of appraisals for:

  • Primary and Secondary Mortgages
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Employee Relocation
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce Settlement


    Our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering on-line appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this process saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

  • Short Turn-Around Times
  • Highest-Quality Appraisal Reports
  • On-line Status Reports
  • Electronic Ordering and Delivery
  • Competitive Pricing


    Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business.

  • The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.

     

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    MBS Week Ahead: Action-Packed and Holiday-Shortened: Sometimes That's Enough
    11/24/2014 6:33 AM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    Past examples of Thanksgiving weeks vary when it comes to market behavior. There's no major bias toward gains or losses and the volatility doesn't tend to inform the following week's trading. If anything, Thanksgiving weeks have been slightly more likely than not to res...Read More
     
    MBS RECAP: Calm, Resilient Day Maintains Calm, Resilient Week (and month)
    11/21/2014 4:52 PM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    In the shadow of October 15th--by some measures, the most volatile day in the history of Treasury trading--everything that's followed has been exceedingly tame by comparison. The correction leading back toward slightly higher rates was mechanical and non-threatening . And now N...Read More
     
    Technically at November Lows, but That Doesn't Mean Much These Days
    11/21/2014 4:12 PM

    Posted To: Mortgage Rate Watch

    Mortgage rates improved again today , carving out another November low, albeit by only a small margin. For some lenders, rates are officially at "one month lows" with October 21st being the last day that similar rates were available. Actually, the rate has been available, but it's ...Read More
     
    Natural Disasters are now Measurable Default Risks
    11/21/2014 1:38 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Growing numbers of severe weather events throughout the U.S. may be giving new meaning to "location, location, location" in the housing world. CoreLogic senior economist Kathryn Dobbyn writes in the company's blog "housing Pulse" that the $8 billion in property damage caused by severe weather in th...Read More
     
    GSEs Cut Lenders a Big, Retroactive Break on Reps and Warrants
    11/21/2014 1:22 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have nailed down the promised details the life-of-loan exclusions related to their representation and warranty framework. Under the direction of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) the two government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) announced the changes on Thursday aft...Read More
     
    FHFA Tracks G-fee Evolution; Hopes You Won't Read Fine Print
    11/21/2014 1:20 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    A report from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) says that while the average fee charged by the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) for providing a loan guarantee (g-fee) has more than doubled since 2009, both pricing differences and fee equity have increased. The FHFA report is required...Read More
     
    CFPB Proposes New Foreclosure Rules
    11/21/2014 12:45 PM

    Posted To: MND NewsWire

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has proposed some new measures affecting the way servicers handle mortgages in various stages of default. The changes will require servicers to: Provide certain borrowers with foreclosure protections more than once over the life of the loan. Currently...Read More
     
    MBS MID-DAY: Bond Markets Start Weekend Early, Holding Modest Gains
    11/21/2014 11:50 AM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    Overnight events amounted to nothing more than noise for US bond markets. Tough talk from European Central Bank President Mario Draghi did more to help European bond markets earlier in the overnight hours, but Treasuries improved somewhat. The bigger disruption came after China'...Read More
     
    Fannie & Freddie Changes Will Help Lenders; Possible Changes for NY Lenders;
    11/21/2014 9:44 AM

    Posted To: Pipeline Press

    In New York, the New York Mortgage Bankers Association's website is now live. The group is functioning and has already had meetings with DFS, so lenders looking for things to be done on an "industry vs. company" level should reach out to the NY MBA to make their indu...Read More
     
    MBS Day Ahead: Did Bond Markets Show up Early for December?
    11/21/2014 6:30 AM

    Posted To: MBS Commentary

    Have you ever had one of those awkward super early arrivals to an event? Did you wait in the lobby? Was the lobby even open? Did you hide the fact you were early? Did you wait in your car? Did you find something else to do in the area? Or did you ever simply just sit and wait it ou...Read More





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